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Could i have some help with some geography questions?

i normally wouldnt ask for help on these, but the videos in the lesson that im doing arent working for some reason, and they give alot of the answers to these questions. so i need some help!

1.

Many Australians have ancestors who arrived from the following European countries during the 19th century except (1 point)

* Germany.

* Italy.

* Spain.

* Switzerland.

2.

During the late 18th and mid-19th centuries, Europeans and North Americans were attracted to nearby coastal waters due to potential economic gains from (1 point)

* catching trout and cod fish.

* catching seals and whales.

* shipbuilding.

* finding riches on unexplored islands.

3.

Islanders living in Beqa, Fiji, live primarily

(1 point)

* by hunting and eating meat.

* by fishing and cultivating tara.

* by gathering nuts for export.

* by eating plants.

4.

This geographic feature is the primary reason for a budding economy on Cook Island. (1 point)

* beautiful beaches and pleasant climates

* beautiful volcanoes

* tropical plants

* unique population of fish

5.

As colonists arrived from the British Isles,

(1 point)

* farming and ranching began to develop.

* farming and fishing began to flourish.

* fishing and mining began to flourish.

* ranching and fishing began to flourish.

6.

Which statement most accurately describes the economic trends facing Australia during the 20th century? (1 point)

* Industrial society is expanding and the amount of wealth generated from agriculture is non–existent.

* Agricultural society is expanding and the amount of wealth generated from industrialization is shrinking.

* Industrial society is expanding, but the majority of the wealth is still generated from agriculture and mining.

* Equal wealth is generated between factory production and agricultural production.

7.

The discovery of _____________ caused the creation of new Australian towns.

(1 point)

* jewels and diamonds

* bronze pottery

* gold and mineral deposits

* furs

8.

Which natural resource is not a common and highly important food source cthroughout the Pacific Islands? (1 point)

* bananas

* cattle

* pork

* taro root

9.

Which geographic feature of Cook Island benefits the growth of crops? (1 point)

* fertile, volcanic soil

* dry climate

* proximity to the ocean

* infrequent sunlight supports the growth of shade plants.

10.

Which of the following is the basis of the traditional Aborigine economy? (1 point)

* farming

* industry

* mining

* hunting and gathering

Answers

1. Germany

South Australia was colonised by free settlers, many of whom came from Germany in the 1800s. Australia does have a large Italian group of immigrants too but they didn't start arriving in large numbers until after World War 2.

2. Catching Seals and Whales.

3. By elimination I would say by Fishing and living off Taro. Beqa has only one industry - tourism and very little other resources.

4. Beautiful beaches and pleasant climate

5. Farming and Ranching

6. Industrial society is expanding, but the majority of the wealth is still generated from agriculture and mining.

7. gold and mineral deposits

8. cattle

9. fertile, volcanic soil

10. hunting and gathering

Note: You talk about Cook Island when they are called the Cook Islands - there are a great many coral atolls in the group. I have presumed that you mean the island of Rarotonga which is the most populous in the Cook Islands and the capital.

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